Christchurch City Council is challenging aspects of a proposed new law that could result in all reticulated water supplies having to be chemically disinfected.
Christchurch City Council is pushing out the introduction of a targeted rating scheme aimed at helping manage the demand for water.
Christchurch City Council has agreed to add its signature to a partnership of councils opposing the Government’s mandated approach to three waters reform.
Christchurch City Council’s Head of Parks has assured residents the Council is practising what it preaches when it comes to limiting its own water use in light of district-wide water restrictions put in place this week.
Christchurch City Council is proposing charging households that regularly use large amounts of water in an effort to make the service fairer and to curb extreme demand over summer.
Christchurch City Council is working quickly to create a temporary bypass for the contaminated water reservoir in Akaroa.
Christchurch City Council will tell the Ministry of Health that ensuring the safety of its water supply network is its priority and it has no funding for fluoridation.
Christchurch City Council has received an assurance that it will not be one of the first local authorities directed by the Ministry of Health to add fluoride to its water supplies.
Water restrictions may need to be introduced in Christchurch unless people ease back on their water use in the coming days.
Christchurch City Council will begin contacting property owners from next week to remind them about the importance of stopping water from back-flowing into the public drinking-water supply.